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Re: Subversion Install Fails on Mac OS X 10.9.1 Mavericks

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2014 17:31:51 +0100

On 13.02.2014 16:22, Dmitri Moore wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> I’ve sold this problem by moving to Git instead. This was on my list for a while now anyway, so the time was perfect.
> Please see inline responses below in case it helps others (hopefully your email client handles them properly).
> Thanks.
> On Feb 12, 2014, at 11:11 PM, Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org> wrote:
>> On 2/12/14, 10:54 AM, Dmitri Moore wrote:
>>> Installation of subversion on Mac OS X 10.9.1 Mavericks fails with the
>>> following error (see below). I have `apr` and `apr-util` already installed with
>>> brew. Searching online and Google didn’t yield any solution yet. Any advise
>>> will be appreciated.
>> This doesn't belong on the dev list, support questions belong on the users list.
>>> I’ve sent it to dev list according to the guidelines on http://subversion.tigris.org/issue-tracker.html.
> It made no obvious distinction between the dev and user lists. Suggest updating
> the guidelines and making it a little more clear what goes where.
>> However, this is a brew problem. So you probably should look for help over there:
>> https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew/wiki
>> It looks to me like the problem is:
>> 1) You say you've installed apr and apr-util via homebrew. Why? They're
>> included with OS X. You had to go out of your way to get them out of the dupes
>> tap.
>>> I use brew to manage most of my packages. My Mac OS X didn’t appear to have
> apr packaged with at all. The only one I am finding is the one that was installed by brew:
> # find /usr -name "apr"
> /usr/local/Cellar/apr
> /usr/local/opt/apr

Just goes to show, homebrew got it wrong again, they'll have trouble
installing APR 1.x and 2.x in parallel.

OSX has had APR bundled for years. Here:


-- Brane

Branko Čibej | Director of Subversion
WANdisco // Non-Stop Data
e. brane_at_wandisco.com
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